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Daron Cruickshank Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 24-15-0 NC(1)

Originally from Westland, Michigan, Cruickshank began training in combat sports from a young age. Both of Cruickshank's parents are fourth degree black belts in Taekwondo who ran their own schools. Cruickshank's father is a former mixed martial artist with multiple black belts, while Cruickshank's mother is also a former professional competitor in kickboxing and boxing. Cruickshank is a second degree black belt in Taekwondo and was also a talented wrestler, having competed in wrestling and also swimming since he was in the eighth grade. Cruickshank went to wrestle collegiately, and was a NJCAA national finalist as well as a two-time NCAA Division III national qualifier at Olivet College where he earned a bachelor's degree in fitness management.

Last Fight: Guilherme Faria de Souza
Age: 37
Height 5'8"
Weight 155 lbs
Nick Name: "The Detroit Superstar"
Nationality: United States
Association: Michigan Top Team
24 Wins
KO / TKO
14
58%
Submission
3
12%
Decisions
8
33%
15 Losses
KO / TKO
3
20%
Submission
8
53%
Decisions
4
26%

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Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Team Michigan Top Team (2013–present)
Rank 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo
Wrestling NCAA Division III Wrestler
Years active 2008–present
University Olivet College

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Daron Cruickshank next fight?
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Daron Cruickshank last fight?
Daron Cruickshank lost his last fight against Guilherme Faria de Souza by Decision (Split) on Aug. 06, 2021 at XFC 45 - Xtreme Fighting Championships.
Is Daron Cruickshank retired?
Daron Cruickshank last fought Guilherme Faria de Souza 1 year 3 months and 22 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Daron Cruickshank?
Daron Cruickshank has a 61% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 78% of his fights.
Out of the 19 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -236 favorite, and out of 15 favored matches, he has won 53% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 25% and an odds average of +175.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 19 of Daron Cruickshank betting fights, you would have lost $413.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $419.
Where is Daron Cruickshank from?
Daron Cruickshank is from Wayne, Michigan, United States.
Did Daron Cruickshank go to college?
Daron Cruickshank attended Olivet College.
Has Daron Cruickshank ever been knocked out?
Daron Cruickshank has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punch) from Yusuke Yachi on Apr. 16, 2017 at Rizin 5 - Rizin 2017 in Yokohama: Sakura
How long has Daron Cruickshank been fighting?
Daron Cruickshank has been fighting for a period of 9 years 3 months and 27 days, his first fight was on Mar. 09, 2012 at UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 Elimination Fights. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 28 minutes and 38 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Guilherme Faria de Souza XFC 45 - Xtreme Fighting Championships
Aug/06/2021
Decision (Split) Vance Swerdan 3 5:00
win Deivison Francisco Ribeiro TAURA MMA - 11
Oct/30/2020
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Goiti Yamauchi Bellator 237 - Fedor vs. Rampage
Dec/29/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Bryan Miner 1 3:11
loss Tofiq Musayev Rizin FF - Rizin 16
Jun/02/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Tomoki Matsumiya 3 5:00
loss Damien Brown Rizin FF - Rizin 14
Dec/31/2018
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Jason Herzog 1 4:10
win Diego Brandao Rizin FF - Rizin 13
Sep/30/2018
KO (Flying Knee) Jason Herzog 2 0:17
win Tom Santos Rizin FF - Rizin 11
Jul/29/2018
TKO (Submission to Elbows) Ryogaku Wada 3 4:13
win Koshi Matsumoto Rizin FF - Rizin 10
May/06/2018
KO (Head Kick) Hirokazu Takamoto 1 3:52
win Alexander Trevino KOP 58 - KnockOut Promotions 58
Sep/30/2017
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Brandon Gallo 1 2:02
loss Yusuke Yachi Rizin 5 - Rizin 2017 in Yokohama: Sakura
Apr/16/2017
KO (Punch) Jason Herzog 1 5:12
loss Satoru Kitaoka Rizin 3 - Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round
Dec/29/2016
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) Jason Herzog 1 8:19
win Andy Souwer Rizin 2 - Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: Opening Round
Sep/25/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Masato Fukuda 1 4:09
win Shinji Sasaki Rizin 1 - Rizin Fighting Federation 1
Apr/17/2016
TKO (Soccer Kicks) Hidenobu Koike 1 4:36
loss Paul Felder UFC Fight Night 81 - Dillashaw vs. Cruz
Jan/17/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Steve Rita 3 3:56
loss James Krause UFC on Fox 16 - Dillashaw vs. Barao 2
Jul/25/2015
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Rob Madrigal 1 1:27
loss Beneil Dariush UFC 185 - Pettis vs. dos Anjos
Mar/14/2015
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Don Turnage 2 2:48
NC K.J. Noons UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale
Dec/12/2014
No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke) John McCarthy 2 0:25
win Anthony Njokuani UFC Fight Night 54 - MacDonald vs. Saffiedine
Oct/04/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
loss Jorge Masvidal UFC on Fox 12 - Lawler vs. Brown
Jul/26/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Erik Koch UFC Fight Night 40 - Brown vs. Silva
May/10/2014
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Gary Copeland 1 3:21
win Mike Rio UFC on Fox 10 - Henderson vs. Thomson
Jan/25/2014
TKO (Spinning Wheel Kick and Punches) Herb Dean 2 4:56
loss Adriano Martins UFC Fight Night 32 - Belfort vs. Henderson
Nov/09/2013
Submission (Straight Armbar) Mario Yamasaki 2 2:49
win Yves Edwards UFC on Fox 8 - Johnson vs. Moraga
Jul/27/2013
Decision (Split) Steve Newport 3 5:00
loss John Makdessi UFC 158 - St. Pierre vs. Diaz
Mar/16/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Marc Goddard 3 5:00
win Henry Martinez UFC on Fox 5 - Henderson vs. Diaz
Dec/08/2012
KO (Head Kick) Anthony Hamlett 2 2:57
win Chris Tickle UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
Jun/01/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win Jesse Gross SFS 3 - Meltdown in the Valley
Dec/03/2011
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Marc-Andre Cote 1 1:39
win Mike Ricci Ringside MMA 12 - Daley vs. Fioravanti
Oct/21/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Philippe Chartier 5 5:00
win Brad Cardinal SITH - Slammer in the Hammer
Jun/17/2011
TKO (Punches) 1 4:35
win Tiawan Howard BUCB - Stars and Stripes
Apr/09/2011
Decision (Split) Victor Ventresca 3 5:00
loss Luis Palomino G-Force Fights - Bad Blood 5
Feb/26/2011
KO (Head Kick and Punches) 1 3:52
win Anthony Smith KOTC - Civil War 2
Sep/11/2010
TKO (Punches) 1 1:52
loss Bobby Green KOTC - Imminent Danger
Aug/13/2010
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Cecil Peoples 2 2:39
win Jason Holmes KOTC - Bad Boys 2
Apr/16/2010
Decision (Split) Cecil Peoples 3 5:00
win Raul Mandez KOTC - Uppercut
Mar/13/2010
TKO (Punches) 1 2:19
win Dominic Deshazor XCC 46 - Beatdown at the Ballroom 9
Mar/06/2010
TKO (Punches) Marc Fennell 1 1:25
win Brett Biederman XCC 38 - Rumble in Royal Oak 5
Jan/16/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 2:58
win Ricky Stettner KOTC - Strike Point
Oct/10/2009
KO (Spinning Backfist) 1 2:23
loss James Vick UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 Opening Round, Week 1
Mar/16/2012
KO (Knee) Herb Dean 1 2:16
win Drew Dober UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 Elimination Fights
Mar/09/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 1 5:00